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You are in the right place if you are searching for legal jobs in the South East of England. As a specialist legal recruitment company, we are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s leading resources for legal vacancies across all levels throughout London and the South of England. We recruit on behalf of the leading regional law firms and highly regarded local firms across Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey and the Thames Valley.

James Wheelhouse has a wealth of experience in the South East region. As a Managing Consultant, his team handle legal vacancies in all practice areas across the South of England. James works closely with a broad range of firms with offices in the key locations of Guildford, Reading, Southampton, Oxford, Bristol and surrounding areas.

Our Senior Consultant, Sarah Stant, has been building her network of contacts in law firms and in-house legal teams across Kent and Sussex for over 18 years. She is the go-to recruiter if you are looking for a move within or into the region and can advise you on every step of the process. She is responsible for newly qualified right through to partner level moves in Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, Bromley, Ashford, Crawley, Gatwick, Brighton, Chichester and Eastbourne.

Here at Origin Legal, our focus is on delivering top-quality legal recruitment and finding you the perfect role at the right time. Our relationships with the leading law firms in the South East, across the UK and Internationally, gives you access to the latest vacancies in one convenient place. Whether you are looking for a junior legal role or partner level appointment, our team of professional consultants can find it for you.

Contact our team on 01206 233500 or search our latest legal vacancies in the South East and across the UK here.

Senior Consultant
Sarah Stant

Senior Consultant
James Wheelhouse

Testimonials

City Law Firm

“I have been impressed with the degree of personal service received by Origin Legal. Their approach seems to be to not bother clients unless they have someone suitable or a valid and relevant question to ask, which is appreciated, particularly in the current climate. The consultants are also honest, professional and friendly.”

Birkett Long LLP

“Birkett Long LLP has worked with Origin Legal on many occasions over several years. Origin Legal have always taken the time to carefully establish our recruitment requirements and we have a good working relationship with them. They identify candidates who are most suitable for us and successful placements have been made.”

HR Executive

Private Client

“I have worked with Origin for a couple of years now. I have always appreciated their friendly approach, openness and honesty. I know I will get solid advice that I can trust and that there is no hidden agenda. They really make an effort to connect with their clients and to get to know them. And when you genuinely get on, it is that much easier to work together.”

Featured Vacancies

Due to increased work flow our client, a regional heavyweight in Kent, is looking to grow their property litigation team with a appointment of mid-level solicitor.

The Commercial Property team of our client require a newly qualified real estate solicitor to join their Hampshire offices.

Our client is one of the largest firms in the South outside London and is independently recognised as one of the UK's leading national law firms with top quality clients and excellent work.

Lockdown 1,000

By Taylor Day | November 12, 2020
Lockdown 1,000 Following the cancellation of the Copford teams, Essex Way 82 mile walk, due to Covid, the team have hatched a new plan. During Lockdown over the next 28 days, Jason Nottage along with a few friends will be…
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Overview of Recruitment for Planning & Environment Lawyers Autumn 2020

By Stuart Phillips | October 20, 2020
Overview of Recruitment for Planning & Environment Lawyers Autumn 2020 Despite fears of a pandemic induced recession, the Planning Law sector has been relatively resilient throughout 2020.  The volume of vacancies dropped off understandably during March, April, and May as…
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Origin Legals Interview With Bexley Beaumont

By Jason Nottage | October 6, 2020
The growth of Bexley Beaumont during the 2020 pandemic has been incredible. The firm currently has 17 partners which is likely to grow to 20 partners by the end of the year. Recently Jason has discussed the success of the…
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Origin Legals interview with Stewart Vandermark

By Jason Nottage | September 29, 2020
Origin Legal’s interview with Stewart Vandermark Last week, Jason Nottage has taken some time out to discuss all things 2020 with Stewart Vandermark, chief executive of leading East Midlands law firm Nelsons. Stewart qualified in 1994, joined Nelsons in 2001…
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What is oversharing on your CV?

By Clare Traverse | September 10, 2020
What is oversharing on your cv? You have just moments to make a lasting impression… Yikes! As we face the final stretch of what can only be described as a challenging year for everyone, something that I am sure will…
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